Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres is a quaint mountain town in southwestern Switzerland. When we got there, I felt like I stepped into the book Heidi!  The town is famous for its chocolate and cheese (yum!) and the perfect size for a day trip. If you are staying in Montreux, it’s really easy to get to here from there. Eat at Le…

What to Do in Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux is a resort town in the Swiss Riviera. It is known for its annual Jazz Festival, water-front promenade, and Belle Epoque buildings. While it is a popular city, I think you only need two nights and one full day here. It is a perfect jumping off point for day trips to Aigle or Gruyeres….

Chateau Chillon, Montreux

While in Montreux, there was one thing I knew I wanted to do – go to Chateau Chillon. Occupied since the Bronze Age, this castle sits on an island using the lake as a natural moat. We spent two hours there and walked through every room. Check out my pictures! Did they convince you to…

What to Do in Lausanne, Switzerland

On our Switzerland trip, we planned to spend one day in Lausanne. However, once we were there, we fell in love and changed our plans so we had two nights here! Read my blog post to learn more about what we did while there. What to Do in Lausanne Walk along the Ouchy promenade. Situated…

Why You Should Go to Annecy

While in Geneva, Switzerland, we took a day trip to Annecy, France. This beautiful town is a must-visit! Nicknamed the “Pearl of the French Alps” and “Venice of the Alps,” this city has won the “Golden Flower” award for being filled with flowers. All that being said, I think these pictures are all it will…

What to Do in Geneva

Geneva is a wonderful city and is often overlooked when visiting Switzerland, but I think it should be at the top of everyone’s list. Below I provide my recommendations for where to stay, where to eat, and what to do in Geneva. What to Do in Geneva Walk the promenade along the water. This was…

What to Do and Where to Stay in Santorini

I recently went to Santorini for six days. It is more than just beautiful – it is full of history and things to do. Check out my recommendations regarding where to stay, where to eat, and what to do while you are there. What to Do in Santorini Go to Perissa Beach, a black sand…

My Travel Guide to Athens, Greece

I recently went to Greece for seven days. We stayed in Athens for two of these days and we really enjoyed it. This is what I recommend doing while there. Obviously this list isn’t comprehensive, but I highly recommend the things we did do! What to Do in Athens Go to the AcropolisNot only is…

What to do in Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island about 2,500 miles away from Boston and 2,700 miles from NYC. Recently, I went on a trip with my sister to Iceland and it was stunning! With geysers, lava fields, volcanoes, and hot springs, Iceland is going to continue to be a popular destination for years to come. We took…